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Discuss one social psychological theory of aggression ­

Deindivivuation describes the loss of any personal characteristics of identity therefore
leadings to a change in the thinking of an individual. Deindividuation can occur in many
ways e.g. wearing uniform in social roles and the activities of crowds. Individuals are
normally seen…

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Another way deindividuation can lead to aggressive behaviour is through uniforms,
uniforms cab take away individual characteristics of the person and allow them to conform
to a social role. This theory is supported by Zimbardo's Stanford prison experiment where
students were given uniform either prisoners or guards ­ it was…


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